Fit Family February

It’s Fit-Family February in our home and I want to share with you a few of my thoughts on how to keep health and wellness at the forefront when you’re managing parenting, preserving your marriage, and household peace. *Disclosure* Absolutely nothing I’m sharing is rooted in research, science, or any other measure of reliability and… Continue reading Fit Family February

I Tried Mindful Eating for Seven Days, and This is What Happened…

The clickbait headline that I love to hate because, of course, I really need to scroll through 20 different slides to know that mostly nothing happened  However, in the past several weeks, I have indeed immersed (and I use that term loosely) myself in learning more about the Health at Every Size Movement. In… Continue reading I Tried Mindful Eating for Seven Days, and This is What Happened…

Let’s Get Reacquainted

I’ve been away for a while. Don’t worry, it was all good things that kept me away. Nevertheless, I feel it’s been long enough that it wouldn’t hurt for me to reintroduce myself and chat more about what it is that I’m trying to do with this space. I’m Joi. I’m a southern girl and… Continue reading Let’s Get Reacquainted

Why You Should Go On A Diet

    I am a self-proclaimed anti-dieter. I promote health, fitness, and weight loss if needed. But, pretty please and thank you, let’s not use the “D” word. In all seriousness, is diet truly a four-letter word that should be cast from your vocabulary and into the fiery pits of hell??? Maybe…and maybe not. If… Continue reading Why You Should Go On A Diet

Reframe Your Brain

It’s been a heck of a year and it’s just now March. Last we spoke, I talked a lot about setbacks and overcoming failure. Mishaps, misfortunes, complications, or whatever in the world you want to call them seem to drift in and out of life on their own freewill and we are left to deal… Continue reading Reframe Your Brain

5 Healthy Ways to Destress Without Spending a Dime

"It's the Most Wonderful Time of the year!"  I really do love the holiday season. Really, I do. But, let's face it, the traditions, familial obligations, and social interactions can get quite stressful and draining if we're not careful with our space and commitments. Besides setting clear boundaries and protecting yourself by saying no when… Continue reading 5 Healthy Ways to Destress Without Spending a Dime

SMARTer Goal-Setting for the Win!

When I was a kid, I had a vision. I could see the me of the future. I would be thinner, more outgoing, involved in fun activities, and radiating happiness. I had three older cousins who I truly admired. They were cool and their lives seemed so interesting. I remember thinking in my 10-year-old head… Continue reading SMARTer Goal-Setting for the Win!

Must Haves for Your Home Gym

For the sake of full disclosure I'm going to go ahead and put it out there, (if I haven't already previously) I enjoy going to the gym. The poor lighting, the lines of weights stacked neatly against the walls, and the fresh energy from other humans on the same mission pushes me to reach a… Continue reading Must Haves for Your Home Gym